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Mauve stinger (lat. Pelagia noctiluca. Shot taken on the north coast of the balearic island Menorca.
By Roland Bach
posted (6 days ago)
31 votes

Papa Goby Waits for a Full Moon
By Henley Spiers
posted (5 days ago)
29 votes

goby on fingersponge
By Volker Lonz
posted (6 days ago)
26 votes

Dondice banyulensis
Big Moustache
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted (6 days ago)
26 votes

Little crab
By Beate Seiler
posted (4 days ago)
25 votes

Cleaning time!
By Filip Staes
posted (2 days ago)
25 votes

Wood Duck drake landing.
By Richard Goluch
posted (6 days ago)
24 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (5 days ago)
22 votes

Blenniy at a wreck off shore Panama City Beach
By Beate Seiler
posted (5 days ago)
22 votes

strange
By Marc Van Den Broeck
posted (3 days ago)
21 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera... by Filip Staes
A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera was held just below the surface. Nikon D 7100 in Hugyfot housing, Tokina 10-17mm é10mm, f16, 1/320, ISO200.
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21 Votes
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Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix) by Lilian Koh
N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix)
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24 Votes
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MIRROR- by Ramin Ardestani
MIRROR-
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20 Votes
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Diver at Mangrove by Cary Bao
Diver at Mangrove
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22 Votes
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I've dreamt about a seahorse by Uwe Schmolke
I've dreamt about a seahorse
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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Excellent capture and great technique. It truly looks like in a dream
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 2, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Portugal
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Portugal
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This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval ... by Suzan Meldonian
This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval form of a Tripod fish. It is a creature from the deep, originally found at 15,000 feet in the Marianas Trench. Discovered while on a Black water dive over a depth of 600 feet in the Gulf Stream
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Incredible shot of a very rare sighting. Just wonderful.
29 Votes
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Snooted anemone and diver in front of early morning sun
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Wonderful composition and lighting. Amazing shot!
33 Votes
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Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun by Sevil Gurel Peker
Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Perfect capture of the mystical atmosphere in this cenote
18 Votes
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Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100... by Dragos Dumitrescu
Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100, F10, Iso100
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Title: "The Moment of Birth" Name of species: Apogon imberbis.
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Very special and spectacular capture of a unique moment. Right time, right place and right focus.
22 Votes
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Yawn gobi by Ajiex Dharma
Yawn gobi
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Loving the colorful background - yawning goby in the disco
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee by Marcel Waldis
Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee
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Unusual shot of a snail in a cold Swiss lake, impressive image!
7 Votes
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Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud - May... by Lilian Koh
R A I N B O W
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud - Maya Angelou
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15 Votes
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Blenny in black, Acapulco México
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23 Votes
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'A Light Embrace' - A lemon shark glides through the late-afternoon sunlight off the coast of Grand Bahama
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28 Votes
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A Barrel jellyfish is swimming towards the sun.
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21 Votes
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Cleaning time!
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25 Votes
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From Degirmendere/Turkey
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14 Votes
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~ Intimacy ~
One Box Jellyfish inside the bell of another. This is the first time this behaviour has been recorded for this species.
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22 Votes
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Silhouettes by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Silhouettes
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Wonderful job capturing the beauty and movement of these sharks
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Mototi hunting at night
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Excellent capture of a rare sight
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Mauve stinger (lat. Pelagia noctiluca. Shot taken on the ... by Roland Bach
Mauve stinger (lat. Pelagia noctiluca. Shot taken on the north coast of the balearic island Menorca.
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31 Votes
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~ Solar Power ~
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28 Votes
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Octopus mammoths
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 5, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
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Attack
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
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to shelter
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19 Votes
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Spearing Mantis Shrimp in the spotlight
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Impressive portrait with a great angle and perfect lighting
14 Votes
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